As of November 2, 2020, at least seventeen states have a regulation or recommendation that employers conduct training for some or all of their workforce on COVID-19 protocol.
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Legislative Update: California Extends Time Period for Implementing Harassment Training for All Employees
On Friday, August 30, 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsome signed into law SB 778, which amends the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
Nearly everyone would agree that 2020 has been a year filled with twists that have turned the HR world on its head. Just when the employment law community felt we had a handle on COVID-19 policy compliance, the world was shocked by heartbreaking displays of police brutality and racial insensitivity. When one round of protests […]
Business leaders have spent the better part of the last three years assessing their compliance needs in response to increased legislation requiring sexual harassment training.
Virginia has enacted a detailed set of regulations called an “Emergency Temporary Standard” aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 that include significant training obligations for many Virginia employers.
Harassment and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues Prohibited by Title VII
U.S. Supreme Court now has ruled that federal protection against sex discrimination in the workplace includes discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status.
Employers continue to make improper employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, religion and other protected classes.
This article will address in more depth the equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) issues you must consider when determining which employees to bring back after furlough or layoff and which employees may present challenges should the need arise to have another reduction in workforce in the immediate future.
As employers reopen following the COVID-19 quarantine, an employer faces several challenges to trip up or opportunities to distinguish it from its peers Employers need to pay attention to policies and practices that affect their employees’ work conditions to smoothen the return-to-work process As we approach mid-May 2020 the economic shutdown has gone on for […]